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The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2004

Monitoring progress towards the World Food Summit and Millennium Development Goals
FAO [ 2004 ]
The sixth edition of The State of Food Insecurity in the World reports that the number of chronically hungry people [...]

Interactions between the agricultural sector and the HIV/AIDS pandemic: Implications for agricultural policy

Thom S. Jayne, Marcela Villarreal, Prabhu Pingali, Günter Hemrich [ 2004 ]
This paper considers how the design of agricultural policies and programmes might be modified to better achieve policy objectives in [...]
The aim of this paper is to assess the impact of reducing and/or eliminating EU export subsidies within the next [...]

Trends in rice-wheat area in China

D. Dawe, S. Frolking, C. Li [ 2004 ]
This paper provides new estimates of area planted to the rice (Oryza sativa L.)–wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) rotation in China [...]
Transformations in the food processing sectors of developing countries are increasingly seen as strategic from the point of view of [...]
This paper examines the role of supermarkets in developing countries from a “food policy” perspective. The entire food system is [...]

The State Of Food And Agriculture 2003-4

Agricultural biotechnology : Meeting the needs of the poor?
FAO [ 2004 ]
The State of Food and Agriculture 2003-04 has a new look and a new format that we hope you find [...]
The last few decades have seen fundamental changes in food consumption patterns around the world. These changes were characterized not [...]
In this paper we discuss the wide disparities that exist in childhood malnutrition, food insecurity and livelihoods within urban areas [...]
This paper examines the change in the nature of food demand in India in the last twenty years. It identifies [...]